Category Archives: Greyhawk

The Village of Hommlet

Jason Thompson has created another cartoon map of a classic module, this time it’s the Village of Hommlet. Really takes me back! So I did a brief web search for other things related to that module, and found these: The … Continue reading

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Dungeonmastering Again

So I’m running my own campaign again (the Navah campaign) and loving it. But I’m a different referee than I used to be. Back in 2012, I talked about some of the checks I had to put on my ego … Continue reading

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The Redcliff Chronicles

Every once in a while I have the joy of discovering a well-crafted campaign, either as a party journal or as a collection of DM resources. Today I had the pleasure of finding the Redcliff Chronicles, a series of small … Continue reading

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Resources in the Internet Archive

I was cruising the web this morning and stumbled across a lot of fan-created resources saved on the Internet Archive, including the old net books. Here’s the ones most appealing to an old school gamer like me: Traveller fanzines, including … Continue reading

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Selling Wizard Spells in Greyhawk, Pathfinder Style

As an aspiring wizard in our Greyhawk campaign, Jarik Loretongue is trying to make ends meet. To do this, he’s started selling spells in the various towns we visit. He puts up flyers advertising Jarik Loretongue’s Famous Spells. Profit so … Continue reading

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The Greyhawk Campaign, Part 4

The party continued on to the fort and then continued its role as bounty hunters, killing a few more goblins and a gargoyle. Jarik’s petrified cat Tom went onto a shelf until he saved enough bread to pay the local … Continue reading

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The Greyhawk Campaign, Report 3

Our time in Hardby was enjoyed by half of the party. The city is run by female chauvinists, so Jarik’s attempts to sell spells might have got him arrested but for the intervention of a kind soul who pointed out … Continue reading

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In which I remember why I moved away from Experience Points…

So last night’s game reminded me again why I stopped using D&D: Experience Points. The quest for experience points really flavors the game. Here’s what it does: 1. Makes characters kill everything they can. 2. Makes characters gather as much … Continue reading

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The Ankheg, More Evidence that Old School is Better

Why can’t they leave my beloved monsters alone? The DM showed me a picture of the Ankheg we encountered yesterday, and I was taken aback. It was nothing like the monster of my memory. Here’s how they have changed… This … Continue reading

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The Greyhawk Campaign, Report 2

Our time spent at Greyhawk City was largely bookkeeping in nature. We received half payment for completing the task but not in the way intended. The thief joined the Thieve’s Guild and passed the test for apprentice with flying colors. … Continue reading

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